Oaktree Capital Management and Navis Capital Partners are merging Fitness First and Celebrity Fitness in the expectation that scale will be rewarded in Southeast Asia's gym market
The Hong Kong and Southeast Asia business of Fitness First, which is controlled by Oaktree Capital Management, has agreed to merge with Celebrity Fitness, a Southeast Asia gym operator owned by Navis Capital Partners.
Golden Foods Siam was struggling when Navis Capital Partners took it over, but the GP’s willingness to give management the needed tools helped generate a 3.4x return
PE investors must focus on speed and forward planning when implementing strategies across team building, operational improvements and crisis management, industry participants told the AVCJ Forum in Hong Kong.
Asian GPs face increased scrutiny on succession planning as LPs seek to distinguish franchises that are sustainable from those that are not. For some founders, sharing economics and power isn’t easy
Institutional investors expect private equity funds to deliver outsize returns, regardless of the lower growth environment in Asia, which means GPs must focus more on making a difference to portfolio companies at the micro level.
Navis Capital Partners has completed the second part of its exit from Australia's WorldMark Group, generating proceeds of $300 million across both transactions. For one executive, it marks the end of near 20-year journey
Navis Capital Partners will complete its exit from WorldMark Group after agreeing to sell the Australia-based after-market car services provider to Quadrant Private Equity. Following the earlier sale of WorldMark’s consulting business, total proceeds...
Navis Capital Partners has paid MYR61.8 million ($15.3 million) to Malaysian government-backed PE firm Ekuinas for a 20% stake in local cosmetics brand Alliance Cosmetics Group.
Asia continues to offer buyout opportunities, but funds looking to take advantage of them must define their benefits to company leaders, industry leaders told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
Continued economic integration with Southeast Asia could open the way for transformative investment opportunities, but private equity players must believe in the region’s potential before they take the plunge.
Deal-by-deal investment is gaining traction in Southeast Asia due to a reluctance to back blind pool funds in the region and highly localized deal-sourcing. It is unclear whether the dynamic could, or should, remain
Navis Capital Partners has closed two Southeast Asia healthcare deals, with agreements to buy Indonesia-based medical devices distributor Tawada Healthcare and Vietnam’s Hanoi French Hospital.
Navis Capital Partners and Symphony International Holdings have acquired Christian Liaigre Group, a French luxury furniture brand that is looking to expand in Asia, from Bridgepoint Development Capital for an undisclosed sum.
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Macau-based footwear component supplier ISA Industrial.
Navis Capital Partners is seeking to raise up to MYR750 million ($183 million) for its second Malaysia-dedicated fund.
Nick Bloy and Rodney Muse have spent 18 years as managing partners of Navis Capital Partners. They see mutual respect, friendship and a consistent investment strategy as the key to this longevity
Navis Capital Partners has exited its controlling stake in India's Classic Stripes in a buyback led by the family of founder Kishore Musale, with the backing of KKR. The deal is said to be worth INR3.6 billion ($54 million).
As warning signals of a global economic downturn become increasingly convincing, private equity portfolio companies are likely to come under pressure. Investors are advised to prepare carefully
Private equity investors are guardedly optimistic about Indonesia, with positive sentiment about government reforms and rising deal flow tempered by concerns about the difficult investment environment.
After a major turnaround for Texon International, Navis aims to reinforce management's strengths and help the company reach the next level
Navis Capital Partners has acquired Hong Kong-based footwear component manufacturer Texon International Group for $75-$125 million, AVCJ understands, buying a controlling stake held by Barclays Ventures.
Partners Group lost out to Navis Capital Partners when Guardian Early Learning was put up for sale three years ago. The firm wasn't going to let the opportunity slip from its grasp a second time